Pressure Ulcers Expert Witnesses

Pressure ulcers expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on pressure ulcers. The pressure ulcers expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Hospitalist, Independent Medical Examinations, Internal Medicine, Long Term Care, Medical Management, Nurse, Nursing Administration, Nursing Homes, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Risk Management, and Wound Care.

Shishir Shah, DO, CWS, ABPM

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona
Wound Care, Medical Management - bedsores, skin injuries, surgical wounds, burns, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, hyperbaric oxygen, infections, nursing home, medical devices, telemedicine, scar, qui tam, medical necessity, fraud, patents, medical devices, medical director, decubitus ulcers, diabetic ulcers, regenerative medicine
Award-winning wound care physician in active clinical practice. Wound care clinical, safety ,and leadership experience in acute care, skilled nursing (nursing homes), rehabilitation, and home health settings. Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) with additional Board Certifications in Hyperbaric Medicine and Family Practice. Has served as the medical director of several wound programs. Over twenty years of medical necessity/utilization review and expert witness experience. Midwestern University Medical School faculty. Significant private equity, medical device, startup, and consulting experience. Undergraduate degree in aeronautical engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Deposition and trial experience in multiple states. Over 85,000 wound encounters. Key roles have included medical director oversight of several level 1 hospital trauma wound programs, 5 community hospital wound programs, and over 15 SNF/LTACHs. Co-implemented one of the largest wound care/hyperbaric clinical de...

Lisa A Moore, BSN, RN Santa Barbara Legal Nurse Consulting

Buellton, California
Wound Care, Geriatrics - wound, pressure sores, pressure ulcers, nursing, long term care, home health, geriatrics, wound care nurse, assisted living, pressure injuries, falls
For the past 7 years I have been employed at a highly regarded outpatient wound care clinic in Goleta, CA. As one of the country’s leading wound care centers, I am very proud of the education and care which we provide. I feel confident that I can assist you in any cases where wound care management or gerontology is an issue. Prior to becoming a certified wound care nurse, I was providing wound care in the home as a home health/hospice nurse, as well as the various healthcare settings over the course of my career, including the ICU. I work efficiently in a timely manner and I am very familiar with electronic medical records from both acute care and long term care settings. I am confident that I can deliver a solid and competent testimony both on the witness stand and in depositions. I am board certified in the field of wound care and gerontological nursing.

Andrew Ng, MD Praxis Med Experts

Millbrae, California
Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, SNF, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, Infections, Palliative Care, Geriatrics, Dementia, Neglect, Goals of care, Delirium, Polypharmacy, Alzheimer's, COVID, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, long-term care
Dr. Andrew Ng is board certified in Internal Medicine. He began practice working as a hospitalist in the acute care setting both in Michigan and then in California. After starting part-time work caring for patients in the skilled nursing environment, Dr. Ng transitioned to full-time practice in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) and long-term care settings. Dr. Ng specializes in short-term and long-term care for patients who reside in SNFs. He is aware of the intricacies involved in providing care in this setting and appropriate standards of care. He can provide efficient case reviews in all aspects of nursing home care. Specialty areas include; COVID-19, nursing homes, long-term care, medical negligence, elder abuse/neglect, nursing home falls, physical and chemical restraints, elopement, dementia, memory care, geriatric polypharmacy, bedsores (pressure wounds or pressure ulcers), nursing home infections (MRSA, VRE), dehydration, geriatrics, head trauma, accidental and suspected no...

Karl E. Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, HEC-C Stone Mountain Medical Associates, Inc.

Oceanside, California
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Nursing Home - Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice - End-of-Life Care, Palliative Care, Home Health, Assisted Living, Regulatory, Decubitus, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Dementia - Alzheimer's, Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care - HMO, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine
Experienced Expert, 250+ depositions, 25+ trials. Speedy and Objective Records Reviews (plaintiff/defense); Standard of Care, Causation and Damages Opinions, including Life Expectancy and Future Care Costs, Regulatory Actions; Comprehensive Report Writing. References Available on Request. In clinical practice of post-acute and long-term care medicine, Geriatrics & Hospice in San Diego area since 1992; Chief Medical Officer, Mariner Health Care (nursing facility management company); Chief Medical Officer, Beecan Health; Delegate, AMA and California Medical Association House of Delegates; Chair, CMA Council on Ethical, Legal & Judicial Affairs; Clinical Faculty UCSD School of Medicine and Family Medicine Dept. Adjunct faculty, Case Western Reserve University; Affiliate Faculty, California State University's Institute for Palliative Care (San Marcos), Past President of CALTCM, Past President of AMDA--The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (www.paltc.org, formerly kn...

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS Wound Care Consultants

California
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone's field of practice is Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He has over thirty- seven years of experience in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. A past president of the Texas Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Stone received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine and wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base. While serving our country as an Army physician and flight surgeon, he received numerous honors including Senior Army Flight Surgeon Wings, promotion to the rank of Major, and the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Dr. Stone started his medical practice in Dallas in 1992 after serving our country for twelve years. He was credited with developing the U.S, Army’s Hyperbaric Medicine Program. He is certified in Hyperbaric M...

Pedram Taher, MD Praxis Med Experts

Walnut Creek, California
Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, SNF, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice, Infections, Palliative Care, Geriatrics, Dementia, Neglect, Goals of care, Delirium, Polypharmacy, Alzheimer's, COVID, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Medical Malpractice, Standards of Care, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Disease, long-term care
Dr. Taher is board-certified in Internal Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, California, and a Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. His practice focuses mainly on skilled nursing facilities, caring for adult geriatric patients, including patients in sub-acute facilities who are ventilator-dependent. He has extensive experience in all aspects of nursing home care, including fall prevention, pain management, treatment of diabetes, hypertension, stroke, end-of-life care, common infections, and policies and procedures related to skilled nursing homes. He is currently the Medical Director at three San Francisco Bay Area skilled nursing facilities, one of which includes a sub-acute unit. He also serves as a hospice medical director. Specialty areas include; COVID-19, nursing homes, long-term care, medical negligence, elder abuse/neglect, nursing home falls, physical and chemical res...

Walter A Conlan, III, MD, CWSP Conlan Med Expert, LLC

Winter Park, Florida
Wound Care - Hyperbaric medicine, Chronic non-healing wound, Osteomyelitis, Venous insufficiency, Diabetic ulcers, Lower leg ulcers, Pressure ulcers (or bed sores), Bone infection, Gangrene, Skin tears or lacerations, Post-operative wounds and infections, Failed or compromised skin grafts
Dr. Conlan has extensive experience as an expert witness since 2004. In the past, he was CEO of Florida Wound Care Doctors, Central Florida’s only medical practice concentrating exclusively on wound care. Currently Dr. Conlan is Medical Director of the Orlando Health Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Program. Dr. Conlan oversees the care of wound patients in both the inpatient as well as outpatient hospital settings. Dr. Conlan is inspired to help his patients overcome even the most severe types of wounds. He established his Central Florida practice in 1996. In 2001, he became a Certified Wound Care Specialist allowing him to practice wound care & hyperbaric medicine on a full-time basis. Since that time, Dr. Conlan has spoken at numerous wound symposiums, grand rounds, and rehabilitation facilities. During his professional career, he has provided wound care to patients in acute care, long-term acute care, skilled nursing, and hospital-based wound care centers. From 201...

Eric Kleinstein, MD, FACS MD LEGAL CONSULTANTS OF SOUTH FLORIDA, LLC

PARKLAND, Florida
General Surgery, Wound Care - General Surgery, Wound Care, Bedsores, Pressure Ulcers, Pressure Injury, Decubitus, Hernia, Mesh, Breast
Eric Kleinstein, MD is a Board Certified General Surgeon. He has been in practice in South Florida since 2002. Expertise in all aspects of General Surgery, as well as Wound Care. He has also reviewed many hernia and mesh cases. He has been Chief of Surgery at his hospital, as well as the Medical Director of the Wound Care Center at University Hospital. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine and College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a Faculty member of the East Florida Consortium Surgical Residency Program, and at Broward Health General Surgery Residency Program at Coral Springs Medical Center. Podiatry residents have been rotating on his service since 2004. His forte is explaining medical terminology into layman's terms. Please email at [email protected].

Arnold W. Mackles, MD, MBA Innovative Healthcare Compliance Group, Inc.

Palm Bch Gdns, Florida
Medical Management, Risk Management - Healthcare risk management, patient safety, patient falls, medical errors, surgical errors, medication errors, delay in treatment, credentialing, root cause analysis, healthcare handoffs, hospital acquired conditions, infections, pressure ulcers, nursing home abuse
Patient Safety Expert Healthcare Risk Manager Keynote Speaker Arnold Mackles, MD, MBA is a nationally recognized expert on Patient Safety. The mission of Dr. Mackles’ healthcare career has been to provide access to the highest quality care; first, during his 23 years of practice as a neonatal physician and then, for the past 15 years, as a National Patient Safety Expert in all areas of medical practice. Dr. Mackles’ specific areas of expertise include: Prevention of Medical Errors, Risk Management, Healthcare Performance Improvement Strategies, Creating / Maintaining a Culture of Patient Safety Excellence, Healthcare Communication Protocols, Safe and Accurate Medication Delivery, Root Cause Analysis, Healthcare Technology, Medical Documentation, and Patient Safety in Hospitals. He places a strong focus on systemic problems inherent within organizations and with individual providers that result in adverse patient outcomes. Dr. Mackles plays many roles within the Healthcare space ...

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS Wound Care Consultants

Florida
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone's field of practice is Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He has over thirty- seven years of experience in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. A past president of the Texas Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Stone received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine and wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base. While serving our country as an Army physician and flight surgeon, he received numerous honors including Senior Army Flight Surgeon Wings, promotion to the rank of Major, and the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Dr. Stone started his medical practice in Dallas in 1992 after serving our country for twelve years. He was credited with developing the U.S, Army’s Hyperbaric Medicine Program. He is certified in Hyperbaric M...

Pedram Zendehrouh, MD, PhD, FACS

Rockledge, Florida
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Pressure injuries, pressure ulcers, bed sores, decubitus, wound care, foot wounds, diabetic foot, venous ulcers, arterial ulcers, surgical wounds, trauma wounds, burn wounds, Wound VAC, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, skin subsitutes, osteomyelitis, late radiation effects, debridement, wound infection
Dr. Zendehrouh was the Associate Chief Medical Officer for Healogics, LLC, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services with over 600 hospital based wound care centers, near 300 employed practice professionals, approximately 3,500 panel physicians, treating over 300,000 wound care patients annually and has healed nearly 4 million wounds. He served as lead physician on the Healogics Professional Liability/Medical Negligence Claim Review Committee. Dr. Zendehrouh is a Yale-trained, Board Certified in General Surgery with experience as Trauma surgeon and Burn Surgeon in a Level I Trauma Center. His extensive experience in wound healing includes: - Pressure injuries/ulcer - Diabetic lower extremity wounds - Venous leg ulcers - Arterial Ulcers - Atypical Ulcers - Surgical wounds - Trauma wounds - Burn wounds Additionally he has extensive experience in hyperbaric oxygen therapy for severe wounds and other applicable conditions. Dr. Zendehrouh has experience as an ...

Ruth Iliuta, APRN, CNS BC, WOCN Veterans Health Administration

Dublin, Georgia
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Pressure ulcers, chronic wounds, Colostomy, Ileostomy Urostomy, Nursing Home/Long Term Care, Hospital/Acute care, Standards of Care, Documentation, Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), Minimum Data Set (MDS), CMS/F-tag 686, Geriatrics
Ruth Wilson Iliuta has an extensive background in Wound Care, Pressure ulcer treatment and prevention in Acute and Long Term Care areas. She has been a nurse for 40 years and certified in wound and ostomy care for 32 years. She has published research and review articles. She has served on the National Pressure Ulcer/Injury Advisory Panel Support Surface Standards Initiative and remains on the Office of Nursing Service Pressure Injury Prevention and Management Field Advisory Committee. She has prepared summary briefs for the Office of the Inspector General.

Victoria Coraglio, MD, CWSP

Chicago, Illinois
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Wound Care, Pressure Ulcers, Pressure Sores, Wound Prevention, Standard of Care, Nursing Home, Skilled facilities, Assisted living, Long Term Care, Geriatrics, Diabetic Ulcer, Venous ulcer, Arterial ulcer, Surgical wound, Telemedicine, Medical Necessity, Malpractice , Fraud, Medicare B, Osteomyelits
Dr Coraglio is a current active wound care physician for 5+ years, seeing over 150 patients a week at nursing/long term and skilled nursing facilities. Her main focus is treatment of wounds as well as implementing wound care practices in these facilities. Dr Coraglio is also a peer physician medical chart auditor, where she reviews data to ensure the accuracy of the medical record and assess the quality of patient care. She is a Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP) by the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM).

Gregg E Davis, MD, MBA Gregg Davis MD MBA Ltd.

Princeton, Illinois
Family Medicine, Nursing Homes - Nursing home falls, nursing home death, nursing home abuse, nursing home decubitus ulcers, pneumonia, nursing home fractures, skin ulcers, sepsis, pressure ulcers, aspiration, geriatrics, dehydration, dementia, cellulitis, office practice, hypertension, diabetes, heart failure, urinary infection
I am a practicing, board-certified family physician with thirty-six years of clinical experience caring for patients in offices, hospitals, emergency rooms, and nursing homes. My experience includes serving thirty years as the medical director at three skilled care and one assisted care nursing facility. I have provided direct care to thousands of patients at five skilled care and one assisted care nursing faculties. Additionally, I have had more than 150,000 out-patient and 50,000 inpatient encounters. I am available to provide expert consultation should your firm need an experienced family physician to review a case, give a certificate of merit, and provide testimony. In addition, I provide service to plaintiff firms, defense firms, and insurance companies.

Raymond W Pryor, MD, CWSP

Woodstock, Illinois
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Wounds in Nursing Homes, Pressure Sores, pressure ulcers, wound prevention, standard of care, dressing choices, debridement, offloading
For more than 13 years, Dr Pryor has maintained an active practice that is exclusive to the treatment of wounds in the nursing home and rehabilitation center setting. He has well over 75,000 documented patient encounters. Dr Pryor is Board certified by the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM) as a Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP). In addition, Dr Pryor is a member of the ABWM Exam committee, where he helps review and author both the CWS and CWSP exams. Dr Pryor has assisted multiple clients who represented both plaintiff and defendants. Dr Pryor is prompt in his communication with clients via email, text and phone calls.

Monica L. Ott, MD

Lizton, Indiana
Geriatrics - Nursing Home, Dementia, Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Decubitus, Palliative Care, End of Life Care, Antipsychotics
Board certified in Geriatrics and Family Medicine. Certified Medical Director through AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Past president of IMDA – the Indiana chapter of AMDA. Worked nine years in the Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Indiana University, regularly teaching medical students, internal medicine residents, geriatric fellows and nurse practitioners working in nursing homes. SNF medical director since 2010. Currently SCC IN/IL/OH/KY market medical director for Optum.

Neal C. Buddensiek, MD, DNBPAS, HMDC, CMD, WCC Post Acute Medical Expert

Roseville, Minnesota
Long Term Care, Internal Medicine - Assisted Living, COVID-19, Choking, Dysphagia, Elopement, Falls, Geriatrics, Hospice Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility, Medical Malpractice, Motorized Mobility Scooter Collision, Nursing Homes, Post-Acute Care, Safety, Suicide, Pressure Injury, Pressure Ulcers, Wound Care, Wrongful Death
17+ years practicing Internal Medicine, 12+ years practicing as an attending physician in post-acute care. Expert in long-term care medical and administrative oversight (8 skilled nursing facility medical directorships; 1000+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in assisted living medical and administrative oversight (5 assisted living facility medical directorships; 500+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in hospice medical and administrative oversight (2 hospice agency medical directorships; average daily census 400+ hospice patients, 3 Midwestern states). Five years teaching Internal Medicine residents and nurse practitioners about nursing home and residential care. Chief Medical Officer for one of the largest Catholic Long-Term Care/Senior Living companies in the United States (26 skilled nursing facilities comprising 2,100+ beds, 28 assisted living facilities comprising 2,100+ units, 5 Midwestern states). Holds active medica...

Mike Jeong, DO, MPH, CMD

Las Vegas, Nevada
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Pressure Ulcers, Decubitus, Bed Sores, Falls, Restraints, Weight Loss, Malnutrition, Dehydration, UTI, Pneumonia, Medication Errors, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Elder Abuse, Wound Care, Hospice & Palliative Care
Yale and UCLA trained geriatrician. Triple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine. Certified Medical Director in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care. Double Fellowship trained in Geriatrics and Geriatric Medical Management in post-acute and long-term care. Certified professional in both utilization review and utilization management. Selected as Top Doctor multiple years. Two-time student body/class President in medical school. Active clinical practice as a treating geriatrician, skilled nursing facility medical director and hospice physician. Experienced expert witness.

Andrew L. Knapp, DO, CWS Andrew L. Knapp, DO, CWS, PC

Las Vegas, Nevada
Wound Care, Emergency Medicine - Wound Care, Diabetic Ulcers, Arterial Ulcers, Venous Stasis Ulcers, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers, Decubitus Ulcers, Lymphedema, Burns, Calciphylaxis, Hyperbaric Medicine, Osteomyelitis, Radiation Tissue Injury, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health
I am an experienced medical expert, board certified in both Wound Care and Emergency Medicine. Since 2006, I have practice Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine exclusively in numerous clinical settings. I have been the medical director of an outpatient hospital wound center, and a long term acute care hospital. I have practiced in multiple skilled nursing facilities, and founded a private practice wound center in Redding, CA. I have experience in both plaintiff and defense representation.

Grace T Mondina, DNP, MSN, RN, PHN

North Las Vegas, Nevada
Long Term Care, Nursing Homes - Long-term care, LTC, Geriatrics, Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Homes, SNF, Title 22, Post-Acute Care, Case Management, Pressure Ulcers, Bed Sores, Wounds, Falls, Restraints, Medication Errors, Nurse
I am a Registered Nurse licensed in Arizona, California, and Colorado with a specialized knowledge, education, and experience working with the geriatric population, both in acute care and skilled nursing contexts. I have served the geriatric population for more than 27 years as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) and registered nurse in Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care facilities. I also have seven years of experience as a Case Manager in post-acute care management. I have worked in an administrative capacity as a supervisor/Charge Nurse, during which she supervised the nursing staff and in various clinical settings. I have received my Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix in 2012, Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of San Francisco in 2014, and Doctor of Nursing Practice from Grand Canyon University in 2017. I have also served as a mentor for the Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) students from the University of San Francisco since 20...

REBECCA MCCARTHY, MSN, RN-BC, CDONA, RAC-CT

piscataway, New Jersey
Nurse, Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Resident Rights, Neglect, Quality Care, Bed Sores, Wounds, Falls, Fractures, Expert Report, Affidavit of Merit, Injury, Legal Nurse Consulting, Testify, Deviation, Medical Record Review, Negligence, RN Expert Witness, Registered Nurse
Rebecca is a board-certified geriatric nurse with over 23 years experience working in NURSING HOMES/Skilled Rehabilitation/Long Term Care Facilities. Rebecca served in positions as Vice President of Nursing, Director of Nursing, Educator, Unit Manager, Charge Nurse, and staff nurse. She is intimately familiar with nursing standards of practice and state and federal codes. Rebecca is actively involved in ensuring quality of care in Nursing Homes. She has expert knowledge with FALLS and PRESSURE ULCERS. Additionally, Rebecca is a clinical professor who provides hands on clinical instructions to RN students. Rebecca is available to review medical records, provide affidavit of merit, write expert reports and served as expert witness at deposition and trial. Rebecca provides expert services to both plaintiff and defendant attorneys. Areas of Expertise Pressure Sore/Ulcer/Injury, Falls/Fracture, Medical Records Review, Nursing Home State and Federal Code, Residents Quality of Life, Resi...

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS Wound Care Consultants

New Mexico
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone's field of practice is Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He has over thirty- seven years of experience in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. A past president of the Texas Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Stone received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine and wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base. While serving our country as an Army physician and flight surgeon, he received numerous honors including Senior Army Flight Surgeon Wings, promotion to the rank of Major, and the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Dr. Stone started his medical practice in Dallas in 1992 after serving our country for twelve years. He was credited with developing the U.S, Army’s Hyperbaric Medicine Program. He is certified in Hyperbaric M...

Michael D. Leibowitz, MD, C.M.D. Advanced Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation, PC

Roslyn Heights, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Geriatrics - Catastrophic Injuries, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Personal Injury, Trauma, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Home, Life Care Planning, Neurology Disorders, Orthopedics non-surgical, Spinal Disorder/Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Pain Management-Medicine
Experienced Medical Expert. Board Certified-American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Board Certified, American Board of Pain Medicine. Certified Medical Director-The American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. Experience as Medical Director of Nursing Home & Medical Director of Rehabilitation Hospital Ambulatory Care Services. Back Pain, Neck Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Traumatic Brain Injury, EMG, Geriatrics, Pressure Ulcer, Amputation, Joint Replacement Infections, Arthroplasty Infections, Peripheral Nerve Injuries. Medical Malpractice, Disability Claims Disputes, Disability Insurance, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Peer Reviews, Utilization Reviews, Managed Care, Health Insurance Claims, Industrial Accidents, Workers' Compensation, Product Liability, Independent Medical Examinations, IME

Gaby Razzouk, MD Rochester Regional Health

Victor, New York
Hospitalist - Adult hospital Medicine, hospital acquired conditions, medication errors, pressure ulcers, post-ICU care, chronic respiratory failure, tracheostomy, prolonged mechanical ventilation, falls, delirium.
As a board certified hospitalist with a decade of work experience, I possess a diverse skill set that enables me to excel in patient care and clinical management. In addition to my clinical responsibilities, I have a passion for teaching and have actively participated in remediation of learner, and guiding their professional growth. Over the years, I have developed a nuanced understanding of hospital acquired conditions and effective strategies to minimize their occurrences, ensuring patient safety and promoting optimal outcomes. Furthermore, I have acquired proficiency in Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS), utilizing this valuable tool to aid in diagnosis and treatment decisions.

Zerline Snyderman, MD, FACP, Certified Medical Director

Williamsville, New York
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Geriatrics, Falls, Wounds, Pressure Ulcers, Restraints, Dehydration, Malnutrition, Nursing Home Infections, UTI, Medication Errors, Dementia, Anti-Psychotics, Post-acute and Long term care
Dr. Snyderman is board-certified in geriatric medicine and internal medicine with 28 years of experience, in active practice as a physician and Medical Director. Experienced in nursing homes, adult care facilities, hospitals and Veterans Administration hospital. Dr. Snyderman is a Certified Medical Director and has directed 7 skilled nursing facilities over the years that are four to five-star rated by CMS and in the highest quintile of New York State rating, with rehabilitation, post-acute care, long-term care and hospice. Dr. Snyderman is experienced with CMS/state surveys as Medical Director and familiar with regulatory requirements and standard of care. Dr. Snyderman is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and certified by the American Board of Post-acute and Long Term Care Medicine and the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy. Dr. Snyderman has Quality Assurance, management and teaching experience. Dr. Snyderman has worked as an expert witness for 10 years. She ...

Robert A. Craven, MD, SFHM, FACP, CHCQM-PHYADV Craven Medical Consulting, LLC

North Carolina
Nursing Homes, Hospitalist - Nursing home, hospital medicine, causation, standard of care, perioperative medicine, wrongful death, critical care, wound care, pressure ulcers, medical insurance denials, clinical documentation, insurance denial appeals
I have over 7 years of case review experience including post-acute care (i.e., skilled nursing home, acute rehab, etc.), internal medicine, hospital medicine, medical malpractice, disability appeals, and state medical board standard of care reviews. I have experience with disability hearings, depositions, interrogatory reports, and writing medical summaries. I have a very flexible schedule and have most reviews completed in under one month. I have also been used as an expert witness in overturning insurance denials. I am board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and healthcare quality management with physician advisor subspecialty by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians. I am a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine (SFHM). I have over 13 years of clinical experience as a hospitalist physician in a variety of hospital environments. I am also frequently u...

Daniel J. Lantos, MSN, RN, CNML

Concord, North Carolina
Nursing Administration, Medical Management - Medication errors, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, central lines, infection prevention, infection control, CLABSI, CAUTI, pressure ulcers, bedsores, informed consent, HIPAA, staffing, delegation, scope of care, sedation, endoscopy, radiology, critical care, ICU
I am a Registered Nurse leader with a Master’s Degree and professional certification in Nursing Leadership. With strong bedside and management experience in Critical Care and procedural departments, I have dedicated many years to ensuring quality and compliance in high-performing patient care areas. This includes addressing patient care issues such as patient falls, pressure ulcer prevention, physical restraints, infection prevention, and procedural sedation; regulatory issues such as HIPAA, scope of care, delegation, and informed consent; and evaluating the circumstances around adverse events such as medication errors, patient misidentification, and incorrect execution of orders. I have precepted new hires, developed onboarding programs, and been extensively involved with hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary steps, and maintaining a just culture. I am comfortable and experienced with documentation audits and medical record chart review. I have been a Registered Nurse sinc...

Clare Mock, MD, CPPS

Durham, North Carolina
Hospitalist, Independent Medical Examinations - Patient Safety expert, Inpatient Medicine, Hospital Operations, Physician Peer Review, Surgical co-management, Falls, Hospital transfers, Pre-litigation review, Medical Records review, Quality of care, Quality Improvement, Board Certified, pressure ulcers, Palliative care, Mortality, Perioperative
Dr. Clare Mock, MD, CPPS - Board Certified Physician and Nationally Recognized Patient Safety Expert Dr. Clare Mock is a distinguished board-certified physician with a specialty in patient safety, holding a Certified Patient Safety (CPPS) designation from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). With a commendable 15 years of experience, she has managed complex patient conditions in both leading academic medical centers and community hospital settings. Dr. Mock served as the Medical Director of an 83-bed hospital from 2017 to 2020. Education & Training: M.D., Cum Laude, Ohio State College of Medicine, 2009 (AOA Honoree) Internal Medicine Residency, Johns Hopkins, 2009-2012 Advanced training in Lean and Six Sigma management (Johns Hopkins), Human Factors Engineering (Johns Hopkins), and high-stakes communication (TeamSTEPPS Master Training at Duke University Hospital) Professional Experience: Medical Chart Review Expertise: Specializes in assessing standard of care and liab...

Shuja Hassan, MD University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
Geriatrics, Long Term Care - nursing homes, assisted living, falls, fractures, pressure ulcers, bed sores, wound care, dehydration, delirium, pneumonia, sepsis, aspiration, functional decline, neglect, dementia, infection, elder abuse, urinary tract infection, UTI, restraints, weight loss, malnutrition, medication errors
Award-winning geriatrician in active clinical practice. Fellowship trained. Sees patients in the office, hospital, and nursing home. 25 years of nursing home experience. Extensive teaching experience. Pitt faculty. Former President of Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society -Western Division.

Dan Sullivan Med Legal Pro

Lehighton, Pennsylvania
Nursing Homes, Long Term Care - Skilled Nursing Facility, Long Term Care, Geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, dementia, restraints, group home, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, compliance, sepsis, pressure sores, bed sores, wound care, pressure ulcers, ulcers
Experienced Nursing Administrator. Executive Clinical Director at Rehab Facility. Former Director of Nursing.

Robert A. Craven, MD, SFHM, FACP, CHCQM-PHYADV Craven Medical Consulting, LLC

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Nursing Homes, Hospitalist - Nursing home, hospital medicine, causation, standard of care, perioperative medicine, wrongful death, critical care, wound care, pressure ulcers, medical insurance denials, clinical documentation, insurance denial appeals
I have over 7 years of case review experience including post-acute care (i.e., skilled nursing home, acute rehab, etc.), internal medicine, hospital medicine, medical malpractice, disability appeals, and state medical board standard of care reviews. I have experience with disability hearings, depositions, interrogatory reports, and writing medical summaries. I have a very flexible schedule and have most reviews completed in under one month. I have also been used as an expert witness in overturning insurance denials. I am board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and healthcare quality management with physician advisor subspecialty by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians. I am a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine (SFHM). I have over 13 years of clinical experience as a hospitalist physician in a variety of hospital environments. I am also frequently u...

Jeff Stone, DO, MPH, FCCWS Wound Care Consultants

Plano, Texas
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Nursing homes, pressure ulcers, bedsores, wound care, diabetes, ulcers, foot wounds, hyperbaric medicine, lymphedema, non healing wounds, wounds, venous ulcers, decubitus, geriatrics, hyperbaric oxygenation, decompression sickness, diabetic foot, decubitus, diabetic feet, Long Term Care
Dr. Stone's field of practice is Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He has over thirty- seven years of experience in wound care and hyperbaric medicine. A past president of the Texas Affiliate of the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Stone received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a Master of Public Health from Harvard University. He completed a residency in aerospace medicine and a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine and wound care at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base. While serving our country as an Army physician and flight surgeon, he received numerous honors including Senior Army Flight Surgeon Wings, promotion to the rank of Major, and the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Dr. Stone started his medical practice in Dallas in 1992 after serving our country for twelve years. He was credited with developing the U.S, Army’s Hyperbaric Medicine Program. He is certified in Hyperbaric M...